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Philadelphia Museum of Art tickets

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Brief summary:
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the largest and most important art museums in the United States and one of the most visited art museums in the world.

Home to more than 240,000 objects reflecting more than two thousand years of human achievement in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States, you’ll get to see the Museum's vast collection of artwork, including Impressionist masterworks, a Japanese Teahouse, an Indian Temple Hall, a gallery devoted to Philadelphia's own Thomas Eakins, and historic rooms from structures in Paris, London, Beijing, and beyond.

Explore the museum’s rooms dedicated to: American Art, Arms and Armor, Asian Art, European Art (1100-1500, European Art (1500-1850), European Art (1850-1900), Modern and Contemporary Art, Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Special Exhibitions, and Textiles.

What to expect:
The Philadelphia Pass grants you free admission to the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Your Philadelphia Museum of Art tickets get you admission for 2 consecutive days to the Museum’s main building, Perelman Building, Rodin Museum, and historic houses Cedar Grove (seasonal) and Mount Pleasant.

Exhibition highlights:

  • Unlimited: Painting in France in the 1960s & 1970s: learn all about how French artists challenged conventional painting techniques and concepts during a time of widespread political and economic unrest.
  • By Hand: The Collection of Dr. Charles W. Nichols: see examples from artists such as Kate Malone, Rupert Spira, Magdalene Odundo, and more that highlight the British studio pottery movement.
  • Textured material: Korean Contemporary art: a focus on art that borrows ideas of sculpture, furniture, and installation art with wire twist ties, a Confucian text, and mother-of-pearl.
  • Painting from Renaissance Venice: explore works of art that highlight the rich cultural movement that took place in Venice, Italy during the Renaissance.
  • Designing Japan: see how much of Japanese art is derived from a sheer delight in form, surface, and pattern through this collection of Japanese art made of materials such as bamboo, lacquer, wood, clay, metal, and fiber.

  • Innovative and Exotic: French Ceramics 1860-1910: explore trends of French ceramics in the second half of the century and see how some Asian art influenced French ceramics of the time.
  • The Cadwaladers of Philadelphia: Portraits of a Family: learn all about the Cadwalader family, whose lives and accomplishments were deeply involved in the history of both Philadelphia and the US during the 1700s and 1800s.
  • And lots more.

Don’t miss:

  • Pablo Picasso’s Nous autres musiciens (Three Musicians) 1921
  • Vincent van Gogh’s Vase with Twelve Sunflowers, 1889
  • Claude Monet’s Poplars (Autumn) 1891
  • Pierre-August Renoir’s The Large Bathers 1887
  • Claude Monet’s Japanese Bridge and Water Lilies 1899
  • Paul Cézanne’s The Bathers 1898-1905
  • Marcel Duchamp’s La sonate (Sonata) 1911
  • And many more iconic works of art by internationally recognized artists from past to present.

Tips for visiting:

  • Enhance your Philadelphia Museum of Art ticket by subscribing to the Museum’s free audio podcasts. Listen to the podcasts to learn more about the exhibitions, take a self-guided tour, listen to relevant lectures, and more.
  • Artwork is periodically moved off view and galleries close for periods of time for various reasons, ask at the front desk about any specific artwork or galleries.
  • Connect to the museum’s free WiFi when you get there.
  • Backpacks and large bags muse be checked when you arrive, visitors may not carry them around the exhibits.
  • No flash photography is allowed (photos with no flash are permitted).
  • If you wish to sketch, you must use pencil only and sketchbooks may not exceed 18 x 24 inches in size.

Fun facts:

  • The Philadelphia Museum of Art is home to the world’s largest collection of work by Marcel Duchamp, the greatest collection of sculpture by Constantin Brancusi outside of Europe, and more.
  • The museum began as part of the Centennial Exhibition of 1876 in Fairmont Park.
  • The Philadelphia Museum of Art is known for being featured in the Rocky films. Try re-creating your own iconic poster photograph, run up the east entrance stairs (informally known as the ‘Rocky Step’), and take a picture with the bronze statue of Rocky Balboa featured in Rocky III and Rocky V.
  • Build your own discount attraction pass and save on combined admission to two or more attractions. Enjoy guaranteed discounts on Philadelphia Museum of Art tickets and your choice of other top attractions.

    Getting In

    Present your pass at the admissions desk.


    Main Building,
    Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm; Friday until 8:45pm

    Perelman Building,
    Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Call for holiday schedule. Hours subject to change.


    2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19130

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